The Virtual Economy–Potential for Developing World

InfoDev, a “technology and innovation-led development finance program” within the World Bank recently released this report on the Virtual Economy and its impact (and potential) for the developing world. The report looks at how several examples of how people in the developing world are earning a living providing services to the virtual economy.  Such services […]

The Virtual Economy–Potential for Developing World

InfoDev, a “technology and innovation-led development finance program” within the World Bank recently released this report on the Virtual Economy and its impact (and potential) for the developing world. The report looks at how several examples of how people in the developing world are earning a living providing services to the virtual economy.  Such services […]

The Power of Words

Kudos to Barrie Hopson and Katie Ledger for flagging this on their Portfolio Careers blog. Reading the note on YouTube, I see “Homage to Historia de un letrero, The Story of a Sign by Alonso Alvarez Barreda”. A beautiful video with a powerful message. Technorati Tags: Writing,Words,Portfolio careers,Sovereign Professional,Katie Ledger,Barrie Hopson,Purplefeather

Don’t be a Biz Monkey–Seth Godin

A reminder from Seth Godin, particularly relevant for sovereign professionals:  don’t be a biz monkey. Find your unique value proposition and be valuable by making things happen. Technorati Tags: Sovereign professional,freelancing,portfolio careers,Seth Godin,Biz Monkey

Don’t be a Biz Monkey–Seth Godin

A reminder from Seth Godin, particularly relevant for sovereign professionals:  don’t be a biz monkey. Find your unique value proposition and be valuable by making things happen. Technorati Tags: Sovereign professional,freelancing,portfolio careers,Seth Godin,Biz Monkey

The Shifting Nature of Work–Teleworking in the UK

One of the simplest aspects of the Hybrid or Unfettered Organisation to implement is allowing employees to work from home.  Never mind about smaller cores and engaging a flexible pool of sovereign professionals, just let those who want to, and who can, stay at home occasionally. Technology continues to make this option ever easier with […]

The Shifting Nature of Work–Teleworking in the UK

One of the simplest aspects of the Hybrid or Unfettered Organisation to implement is allowing employees to work from home.  Never mind about smaller cores and engaging a flexible pool of sovereign professionals, just let those who want to, and who can, stay at home occasionally. Technology continues to make this option ever easier with […]

The Crutch–Hugh MacLeod

I enjoyed this cartoon from Hugh MacLeod.  Worth a ponder… Technorati Tags: Hugh MacLeod,Gaping Void

The Crutch–Hugh MacLeod

I enjoyed this cartoon from Hugh MacLeod.  Worth a ponder… Technorati Tags: Hugh MacLeod,Gaping Void

Persistence and Power – Jeffrey Pfeffer

Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of the enlightening Power: Why Some People Have It – and Others Don’t offers lessons from the success of author Tim Ferris (whose 4-Hour Body is a current best-seller).  In this post on the HBR blog, Pfeffer notes that Ferris’s first book was rejected 25 times before being accepted for publication.  Persistence, […]

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